Where to Brunch This Weekend: Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex

By Kelly Dobkin  |  March 20, 2014

Chopped star Chris Santos' ever-popular LES restaurants, Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex have both just launched all new brunch menus. At Stanton Social, whimsical new additions like Oreo Cookie pancakes, mini cinnamon buns and Croque Monsieur "Satays" made with mini brioche, country ham, gruyere and muenster cheeses are on offer. Check out all the new offerings here.

Over at Beauty & Essex, expect creative new brunch items like the "Juicy Lucy" sausage biscuit with a housemade pimento cheese stuffed country sage sausage' reuben toast with housemade pastrami, kale-kraut, caraway bechamel and sunny side up quail eggs; and baked egg and cheddar grits in a serrano-ham lined cast iron dish. Complete menu here.